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One fan's encyclopedic appreciation of the silent films of Buster Keaton.

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However, this is not to disparage their ongoing efforts to preserve and perpetuate the work of Buster Keaton. Click on the above logo to visit their website and learn more about what they do.

Book One:

Reviews of Buster Keaton's independent movies from 1920 to 1928.

Table of Contents:

Prologue - Turned Loose: 1920-1928 A brief introduction to both Buster's independent film career and to this website.
Hanging on in Hollywood: Buster's Educational and Columbia Shorts (1934-1941)
Epilogue - Time Warp: 1928-1966 What happened after Buster lost his cinematic freedom.
A Word (or Many) About Keaton's Public Domain Films Read this carefully -- it could save you some unnecessary jail time.
Bibliography A selected listing of Buster Keaton bibliographes and Keaton-related books.
Free Online Buster Keaton Books at
Cynthia Morrison A tribute to one of Buster's biggest fans.
Buster Keaton-Related Links

Book Two:

The only website devoted entirely to Buster Keaton's film masterpiece The General.

Table of Contents:

Home Page
A Brief Overview of Buster Keaton
The Original Story of The General
The Filming of The General
The Release of The General
Accolades for The General
Trivia Related to The General
Quotations About The General
The General in 3D (No, that's not a typo.)
Sources and Links

The Love Nest is proud to support the Norman Studios Museum, a tribute to one of Jacksonville, FL.'s silent-film studios and the only one to feature all-African-American casts. Click on the logo at left to learn more about the museum and how you can help them.

If you are ever in the Jacksonville Beach, FL., area, visit or stay at the beautiful Casa Marina Hotel. Opened in 1925 one block from the Atlantic Ocean, its guests have included movie greats such as Laurel and Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, and Buster Keaton. Click on the photo at left to visit the hotel's website.

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